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sister
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sister /'sistə/
  • danh từ
    • chị, em gái
      • sister german: chị (em) ruột
    • bạn gái thân (coi như chị em gái)
    • nữ tu sĩ, ni cô
      • sister of mercy: bà phước
    • chị y tá; chị y tá trưởng
    • bà chị, cô em (vật được nhân cách hoá coi như chị em gần gũi)
      • prose, younger sister of verse: văn xuôi, cô em của văn vần
Concise Dictionary
sisters'sɪstə(r)
noun
+a female person who has the same parents as another person
+(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)
+a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group
+(slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a girl or woman who has the same mother and father as another person: She's my sister. + an older / younger sister + (informal) a big / little / kid sister + We're sisters. + Do you have any brothers or sisters? + My best friend has been like a sister to me (= very close).
See also - HALF-SISTER, STEPSISTER
2 used for talking to or about other members of a women's organization or other women who have the same ideas, purpose, etc. as yourself: They supported their sisters in the dispute.
3 (Sister) (BrE) a senior female nurse who is in charge of a hospital WARD
See also - CHARGE NURSE
4 (Sister) a female member of a religious group, especially a NUN: Sister Mary + the Sisters of Charity
5 (in the US) a member of a SORORITY (= a club for a group of female students at a college or university)
6 (AmE, informal) used by black people as a form of address for a black woman
7 (usually used as an adjective) a thing that belongs to the same type or group as sth else: our sister company in Italy + a sister ship
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

big, elder, older | baby, kid, little, small, wee, younger | twin | full
(= sharing both parents)
| half-
(= sharing one parent),
step-
(also
stepsister
) (= the daughter from an earlier marriage of your stepfather or stepmother)
| beloved, much-loved | dead, deceased, late | unmarried

PHRASES

brother and sister
Have you got any brothers and sisters?
| like sisters
The girls are so close, they're like sisters.



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